Threats

News from Shangri-La 2019: Shanahan's test; DOD's INDOPAC report; UAE's tanker request

A special edition of D Brief brings news and notes from the 2019 IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.

Business

Global Business Briefing with SAIC CEO Tony Moraco

On Jan. 23, 2019, Moraco talked about the federal budget, research-and-development spending and the proposed Space Force.

Ideas

Ep. 43: Nuclear weapons awareness in the 20th and 21st centuries

We explore the public’s changing awareness of nuclear weapons, and efforts to get young people to engage.

Ideas

Watch: Future Security Forum

Defense One partners with New America to bring you the Future Security Forum in Washington, D.C.

Ideas

Ep. 42: Escalating in Somalia

We look into why the U.S. military is escalating its air campaign against al-Shabaab, and what sort of challenges stand in the way of building up a Somali army that can fight Shabaab on its own.

Ideas

Livestream: 'NATO Engages: The Alliance at 70'

Watch the 2019 ‘NATO Engages’ summit, with VP Mike Pence, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, and more, live from Washington, D.C.

Ideas

Ep. 41: Climate Change vs. the US Military

In this episode, we investigate matters of resilience and base design as part of a broader look at how climate change will likely affect the U.S. military in the years ahead.

Ideas

Ep. 40: Cruise Missiles, Missile Defense and 21st-Century Hybrid War

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

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Ep. 39: What comes after Putin? Assessing the future of US-Russian relations

This week we take a look at Russia and the future of the U.S.-Russian relationship.

Ideas

Ep. 38: Beyond South China Sea tensions, part two: The CCP vision and the future of Chinese history

How the world's greatest 15th-century navy is linked to the game-playing robot that put Beijing's AI visions into overdrive.

Threats

State of Defense 2019: Special Report

Our annual service-by-service look at the U.S. military finds the shift to great-power competition dogged by some old problems and some very new ones.

Ideas

Ep. 37: Beyond South China Sea tensions, part one: The Tinderbox

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

Ideas

Ep. 36: British defense strategy with UK MoD’s Will Jessett

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

Ideas

Ep. 35: After Mattis + Shutdown’s effect on national security

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

Policy

Goodbye, Mattis. Goodbye, Syria. Hello, 2019

Dramatic shifts abound as Trump puts US military’s war plans in doubt, Democrats resurge in Congress, and the Pentagon gets a new boss.

Ideas

What we learned in 2018: Averting war with North Korea

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

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What we learned in 2018: What's ahead for Syria + why ISIS is not defeated yet

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

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Ep. 32: The $750 billion military; USAF’s Kessel Run; Happy Birthday to the Guard, and more.

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

Ideas

Ep. 31: The true origins of ISIS and the future of counterterrorism with Hassan Hassan

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.

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Ep. 30: Crisis in the Sea of Azov; Space Force!?; Nuclear anthropology and American folklore

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security.